Issue 108

ASM Australian Skydiver Magazine

ASM is a vibrant magazine showcasing the fabulous sport of skydiving, it's spirited people, it's variety of disciplines, it's sensational events and the 70+ drop zones around Australia.

All Members of the Australian Parachute Federation who hold a current Sporting Licence and 'A' Licence automatically receive the ASM as part of their annual membership.

Non APF members can subscribe to the ASM online.

Many technical articles are published in the interests of safety and education, and past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

ASM is the people's mag and is based on contributions from the skydiving community. The mag is always after input and ideas, please feel free to contribute:

  • author a technical article or series of articles
  • start your own column
  • report on a competition, boogie or event
  • send in your Drop Zone Dayz story and photos
  • submit a cover shot or photographic pictorial
  • send in fun snap shots, notables and quotes for Parapenalia
  • submit photos for Ouch! 
  • write a poem
  • tell us your first jump story or about your course for The Blue Room
  • scare us with your No Shit There I Was story
  • inform the masses of new equipment or advancements
  • enlight us with some tips and traps
  • interview or profile a 10,000 Jump Pig

Go to the ASM Online Archives for the origins of ASM including the original ASM of the 60s and 70s, followed by 20 years of Rambling On magazine.

You can also leave your classifieds on this website free of charge, if you have skydiving equipment or accessories for sale.


Issue 108


  • APF Direction
  • Red Bull Plane Swap
  • Aussie Nationals
  • What the Flock?!
  • Downunder Dynamics #10
  • Boomers Bust
  • Funny Farm
  • Easter Boogie Moruya
  • Small Fest
  • Ben Nordkamp Profile
  • Harvey Hutchinson Interview
  • Safety Matters
  • DZ Dayz
  • Zack’s Canopy Course
  • Ring The Bell


Issue 107


  • APF Direction
  • ISC - International Skydiving Commission
  • Skydive Port Macquarie Smorgasbord 2.0
  • Kapow Kup
  • Aussie Bigways in NSW
  • Zack’s Canopy Course
  • Let’s Flock Sh!t Up
  • Black Death
  • Experience Co. Skydive Australia
  • Largest Flag Flown While Parachuting
  • Australian Grown Flag Jumps
  • Drop a Cop
  • DZ Dayz
  • Profile: Steve Hill
  • David Boulter - Forty Years of Focus
  • Safety Matters
  • Dizzying Heights
  • GLH Systems - Skydiving Gear
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory


Issue 106


  • APF Direction
  • Rel Weekends
  • Farm Swooptember
  • State Meets
  • Jurien Bay OOS Week
  • Special Cay Boogie
  • Mumbles
  • MOSP Shane Sparkes
  • MOSP Truck Sams
  • Tim Bates Award - Mason Corby
  • Safety Matters
  • Tribute - Tom Noonan
  • Understanding the parachute choices we make
  • Brace Brace Brace
  • What is designed to save you can kill you. If you let it!
  • Spotlight on Sport
  • Vale - Jim Knox
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory

Past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

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